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WE NEED YOU!  The months of October, November, and December are wide open for volunteers to come in and provide dinner for 15-20 youth.  Every Friday night we have Friday Family Dinner, where youth and …

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What to Do on Spring Break
Sunday, 11 Mar, 2012 – 12:18 | Comments Off

Looking for FREE things to do this week during the 2012 Spring Break?
Amie McNamara, interim Youth Programs Coordinator at YFT, has put together a list of some free and almost free ideas for you so …

YFT to Host GSA Summit
Sunday, 22 Jan, 2012 – 22:50 | Comments Off

On Saturday, February 4, 2012, Youth First Texas (YFT) will host a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Summit from 10:00am until 3:00pm at the YFT Youth Center in Dallas. The summit will present opportunities to network …

Volunteer at the 2011 Black Tie Dinner
Saturday, 8 Oct, 2011 – 19:14 | Comments Off

All of the seats to the 2011 Back Tie Dinner may be sold out, but you can still catch a glimpse of the glitz and glamor of the evening by volunteering to help at the …

Make a Dinner Date with a Museum!
Thursday, 11 Aug, 2011 – 19:41 | Comments Off

Did you know that the Jews weren’t the only group that was persecuted by the Nazis during World War II? The LGBTQ population of Europe was also under attack as well, and on Friday, August …

More Flags, More Fun!!! by Xander Graves
Thursday, 11 Aug, 2011 – 19:24 | Comments Off

YFT launched an all-out recreational foray against Six Flags Over Texas (positions shown are approximate)
August 6th was a Saturday, and probably one of the few things I’ll remember of my teenage years. It was a …

Voices of YFT
Friday, 5 Aug, 2011 – 11:31 | Comments Off

What happens in the daily life of a Youth First Texas volunteer or youth? You know, when they aren’t in the Big Room on Thursday or at Friday Night Dinner? Most of them have pretty …

Scarborough, Belly Dancers and Prom, Oh My… by Draconis Von Trapp
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2011 – 18:53 | Comments Off

“Lower the gates and let Scarborough Faire begin!”
Those are the words you would hear if you were one of the hundreds of people eagerly waiting in line to get into Scarborough Renaissance Festival, a seasonal …

Give Em’ Heel Urban Jungle Fashion Show
Friday, 17 Jun, 2011 – 15:15 | Comments Off

Who? The Youth First Texas Youth Board cordially invite you to attend the Give Em’ Heel Urban Jungle Fashion Show!
What? The fashion show is the largest annual fundraiser event at YFT that is 100% youth-designed and 100% …

I Am EQUAL … Are You?
Thursday, 16 Jun, 2011 – 20:44 | Comments Off

Do you believe in equality for all? Do you want to be part of a world record that will document your support for causes ranging from LGBT civil protections and education reform to environmental activism …

Within the Mind of a Poet by Liam Cambridge
Saturday, 11 Jun, 2011 – 16:37 | Comments Off

In the midst of April, National Poetry Month, the youth of Youth First Texas began sharpening their pencils and preparing for the Poetry Contest. Each youth was asked to submit at least …